NORTH CAROLINA REVOLUTIONARY MILITARY PAPERS-Folder 318
1820 Affidavit Pitt County of Gardener Moye re: Ephraim and StephenBrooks being heirs of James Curbon. 1820 Pitt County. Affidavit as above re: James Curbon who died inservice and buried at Richmond VA. 1792 Dep. of Gardener Moye re: enlisting in 1778 of William and JamesCorben both of whom died in Service. William Brooks administrator of estate of both men. 1820 Power of attorney Ephraim Brooks of Pitt County(heir to HamesCurbon, Soldier to Roderick Cherry. 1820 Pitt County. Affidavit of George Wallace re: Jacob Clark whodied in Charles ton ca 1781. 1820 Pitt County. Affidavit of Gardener Moye re: Stephen Brooks beingone of the heirs of William Curbon, Soldier. 1820 Pitt County. Dep. of Gardener Moye re: William Curbon soldierwho died in service in Virginia. 1820 Power of Attorney Ephraim Brooks ( heir of William Curbon) toRoderick Cherry. 1820 Pitt County. Affidavit of Gardener Moye re: Ephraim Brooks asheir of Wm. Curbon soldier. 1820 366 A. issued to heirs of William Curbon. 366 A. issued to heirs of Jacob Curbon.
This definitely indicates relationship between James & William Corbin (Curbon) and the Brooks of Pitt Co, NC.Esther Corben shows up later in 1790 Pitt Co, NC census (0-1-2-0-0).Both Corbins died in the Revolution.Esther had one son in 1790, but don't know who he was, yet.